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The future of online gaming ....... The Mainframe
« on: October 10, 2007, 10:09:42 PM »
I'm no gamer, but a zSeries hardware designer.  Today in a meeting, I found out about a Brazilian company that is using one of our servers as the core of their online game.

Here is an video explaining how they exploit the advantages of a mainframe
http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/z/destinationz/flash/2159_Hoplon_Web_Files/shell_popup.html

Here is their site where you can demo the game.
http://en.taikodom.com/P%C3%A1gina_principal

Let's all hope it catches on,  a little extra job security never hurts :-P
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